Posts Tagged ‘Brightwood’

Neighborhood News Roundup: Brown-Headed Cowbird Editon

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
For the Birds, II: Brookland is all about bird-watching these days. After a discussion over the weekend on what plants might best attract hummingbirds, a member of the neighborhood email list notes, "We have a bunch of brown headed [...]

Weekend in Review: Summer Solstice Edition

Break out the bongos, hippies! Monday marks the summer solstice, when the sun hits its highest angle of the year. Expect highs in the 90s with a strong chance of drum circles. The annual astronomical event means summer has now officially arrived. And D.C. cops are, naturally, quite busy. Tis the season for peak crime, after all (curfew at 11 p.m., kids): WaPo [...]

D.C.’s Troubled Go-Go Scene Continues to Attract the Cops

A fierce Friday night in the District produced two shootings and six victims, two of which have died. The Washington Post reports:
"One victim was a 16-year-old District youth and the other was a 36-year-old Clinton man. The shootings occurred within an hour and 10 minutes, one in the 5900 block of Georgia Avenue in the [...]

Neighborhood Bars Fight for Your Right to Party

The owners of Haydee’s Restaurant, who fought a nasty battle last year over live music and late hours at their flagship fajita joint in Mount Pleasant, are poised for a new go-round over their other location in Brightwood. The restaurateurs will be at the Advisory Neighborhood Commission’s 4B meeting next Monday night seeking support for turning the Georgia Avenue N.W. [...]